Guernsey
Guernsey (2005)

Anna is a is a quiet, slightly timid woman of thirty. She lives with her family in the suburbs of a major city. Anna and her husband Sebastiaan have a calm and steady relationship. Before they got married he was her older sister's… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 25, 2005
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

A cool slice of European minimalist drama.

Lisa Nesselson
Variety

Rock solid visual assurance carries the day in this tale of few words.

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Nathan Lee
New York Times

Of all the modes of modern alienation, there is none so persistent and arbitrary as finding oneself trapped in a glacially paced European art film.

Boyd van Hoeij
european-films.net

The performances from her actors are tops, but what steals the show is Leopold's mastery of her visual language, dominated by Richard van Oosterhout's sumptuous widescreen lensing.

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Michael Atkinson
Village Voice

...it's an oasis of visual gravity, firmly tripod-rooted to the ground and entirely free of handheld manipulations. Sharply acted under the restrictive circumstances, the film might be too preconceived for its own good...

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Les Wright
culturevulture.net

Leopold skillfully and self-assuredly draws the audience in, using the sparse and understated timbre of classic French new wave.

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